ASU sets new record for largest student enrollment in university history
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - Arizona State University has set a new record for the largest student enrollment in university history, with more than 144,000 students enrolled for the upcoming semester. That includes 9,000 freshmen from Arizona, which is also a record.
First-time campus immersion (on-campus) enrollment will be more than 80,000 for the first time in ASU history. In addition, more than 25,000 first-year students are Hispanic/Latino, which the university says reinforces its commitment as a diverse and Hispanic-Serving Institution.
ASU also says its first-year in-state students have a weighted GPA of 3.96. For reference, the school’s cumulative GPA is capped at 4.00.
University officials say the current enrollment information is preliminary and that updated numbers will be available later this week. Classes begin on Thursday, August 17.
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